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Subaru WRX STI set a record “the best road in the world”

Subaru WRX STI установил рекорд «лучшей дороги в мире»The pilot drove the Nurburgring in 6 minutes 57.5 seconds.

Company Subaru has set a new lap record Transfagarasan highway in Romania, which is also called “the best road in the world”. Driving a specially prepared saloon WRX STI Type RA during check-in were mark Higgins, three-time winner of the championship of great Britain rally and stuntman for films about James bond.

The transfagarasan road is an 84-kilometer road from 688 turns, of which 70 under the first gear, and serious elevation changes and a rise of more than two kilometers above sea level. For-in all the way completely blocked, however, the first time to set the record failed due to weather conditions.

Good races were only on the fourth attempt. As a result, the Higgins drove all highway for 40 minutes 58,08 seconds.

Prior to this, Higgins has set a record for the legendary race on the Isle of man, driving on the same 600-horsepower Subaru STI Type RA, 60-mile route in 17 minutes 49,75 seconds. In addition, the pilot drove the Nurburgring in 6 minutes 57.5 seconds, and also overcame a on this machine bobsleigh track.

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